Edinburgh

With remarkable windswept hills, dramatic Georgian and Victorian architecture and winding medieval streets, it's no wonder that Scotland's capital has been listed as a World Heritage Site. Despite its ancient beauty however, Edinburgh is far from being a city of the past. Bustling with arts, culture, sports, and attractions as well as playing host to some of the world's largest festivals, Edinburgh is by far one of the most animated, cosmopolitan cities in Europe and is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Suggested Activities while in Edinburgh Include:

  • Edinburgh Castle: This enormous bastion, located in the city centre atop an ancient volcano, rules the urban skyline. Once you have ventured up to the highest parts of the Castle's structure, you will be enchanted by the awe-inspiring panoramic views of Edinburgh.
  • World famous International festival (Summer). This event features the best the world has to offer in classical and contemporary dance, music, opera and theatre.
  • The Edinburgh International Film Festival (Summer), the longest continually running film festival
Edinburgh's Main Train Station
    Waverly:
    • Main Arrival point from England
    • Frequent Services to nearly all points in Scotland (Glasgow 50 mins, Stirling 50 Mins, Perth 50 mins, Oban 4 hours, Aberdeen 2 1/2 hours) and the very busy and important commuter station also in Edinburgh
    Haymarket:
    • Located in the west end of Edinburgh
    • Service to a number of locations including frequent service to Glasgow Queen St.


Edinburgh Gateway

This new interchange hub offers transfers from the ScotRail network directly onto Edinburgh Trams for travel to Edinburgh Airport.
The following services call at Edinburgh Gateway station:
  • Edinburgh - Glenrothes (both directions of the Fife Circle)
  • Edinburgh - Perth
  • Edinburgh - Dundee
  • Edinburgh - Inverness
Further info is available at www.scotrail.co.uk/edinburgh-gateway

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